Jim's Blog — Campaigns
March 08, 2012
Jim Jaffe encapsulates the idea of "constant pressure, endlessly applied." He and a few others in this category deserve massive credit for their ongoing, multi-decade investment in single campaigns with large precedent setting value.
November 30, 2011
I heard a representative from NYC share the joke that the State flower is a plastic bag stuck in a tree. Looks like bags are taking over cities all over.
September 08, 2011
Our ever-growing network, now spanning five continents is increasingly impressive. What will make it formidable everywhere is directly related to how much it shares its assets, intelligence and learnings across the network.
June 29, 2011
There are few things... ok, nothing, free and open regarding the New Jersey shore. The pay-to-play game regarding Jersey shore beach access is escalating and the public is the one that stands to lose... again.
June 16, 2011
Our coastlines are our open spaces, they are public spaces. Coastal access is a right. The California Coastal Commission agrees with this and recently ruled The Strand in Dana Point needed to take down their gates which are locking the public out of the beach.
May 16, 2011
The fight to preserve the last clean watershed in Southern California will never end. Those of us that fought the Save Trestles fight know that. The TCA continues to re-write the book on how low an organization can go to steal public lands to develop for private purposes.
April 12, 2011
We hear lots of talk about the role of technology in protests and pushing ideas forward. My view is that technology is one of the many tools used, that we never go backward and what's important is that we not "meet" the tools that exist today but "project" their path…